Williamson Daily News- RSS NEWS Feed http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS http://williamsondailynews.com/section/NEWS Sat, 18 Apr 2015 01:44:01 EST 1800 Hill slide in Kermit leaves residents concerned http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152963630/Hill-slide-in-Kermit-leaves-residents-concerned KERMIT — Kermit city officials and residents are concerned with the length of time it may take to repair a major landslide that occurred on Second Avenue overlooking U.S. Route 52 three weeks ago. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:00:31 EST Chris Harris talks about first year as legislator http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152961786/Chris-Harris-talks-about-first-year-as-legislator By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Thu, 16 Apr 2015 17:45:31 EST Goodman Manor to receive new sprinkler system http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152964340/Goodman-Manor-to-receive-new-sprinkler-system WILLIAMSON - A new sprinkler system for Goodman Manor was discussed at the Williamson Housing Authority (WHA) meeting held on Wednesday. Executive Director Pauline Sturgill presented the five year plan and adjustments were made to the budget to... Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:35:31 EST Man pleads guilty to murder at motorcycle club http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152962470/Man-pleads-guilty-to-murder-at-motorcycle-club By Kyle Lovernklovern@civitasmedia.com Thu, 16 Apr 2015 12:35:32 EST Will you help me up? http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152959653/Will-you-help-me-up By Chris BlevinsGuest Columnist Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:20:31 EST Smalltown hero extinguishes bus fire http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152939329/Smalltown-hero-extinguishes-bus-fire NOLAN — A Head Start bus was on its morning route to Williamson where it made its regular stop to pick up one of the students from the Nolan area when a parent that was waiting at the stop noticed a burning smell. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 20:50:31 EST Woman accused of arson http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152942776/Woman-accused-of-arson On Sunday, April 12, Senior Trooper R.E. Stowers responded to a dispatch from Logan 911 for a structure fire on Captain's Court in Chapmanville.Upon arrival, Stowers found a fully involved structure fire. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 18:10:33 EST MCBOE recognizes WV All State Ochestra student http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152942553/MCBOE-recognizes-WV-All-State-Ochestra-student WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Board of Education (BOE) recognized Mingo Central High School student Steven Clark at their Tuesday meeting. Clark is the first Mingo County student to be selected to the West Virginia All State Orchestra. Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:05:33 EST Mingo County School is Recognized http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news-news_education/152943528/Mingo-County-School-is-Recognized WILLIAMSON - Gilbert Elementary School in Mingo County is at the top of the class. The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced the 2014-2015 Reward Schools. The distinction is based on results from the WESTEST2 conducted in the spring... Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:20:31 EST MCC announces layoffs http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152919355/MCC-announces-layoffs WILLIAMSON - The Mingo County Commission (MCC) met on Monday during a special session to announce layoffs and reduction in hours for many of their county employees. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:10:32 EST Bomb found on school playground http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152914427/Bomb-found-on-school-playground WILLIAMSON - The West Virginia State Police (WVSP) Bomb Squad was called to Vinson Street in the City of Williamson to dispose of an incendiary device (bomb) located between the Mingo County Head Start and Williamson Terrace. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 13:15:34 EST Mingo County under flood warning http://williamsondailynews.com/news/breaking_news-news/152915229/Mingo-County-under-flood-warning MINGO COUNTY — Mingo County has been issued a flood warning by the National Weather Service in Charleston until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday night. Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:55:31 EST YEP offered at Williamson PreK-8 http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152889897/YEP-offered-at-Williamson-PreK-8 WILLIAMSON - Williamson PreK-8 is one of two schools in Mingo County selected to participate in RESA2's Youth Education Program (YEP). Site Coordinator Tonya Hatcher wants to share with the parents of Williamson PreK-8 students and the community... Tue, 14 Apr 2015 11:30:34 EST WPD release quarterly report http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152885048/WPD-release-quarterly-report WILLIAMSON - The Williamson Police Department released their first quarter report for arrests and citations.Chief Barry Blair reported his department had a total of 51 arrests and 251 citations from January through March. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:05:31 EST April declared Distracted Driving Month http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152885070/April-declared-Distracted-Driving-Month Williamson Police Department (WPD) Chief Barry Blair is announced April as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and his department will be participating in the event. Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:05:31 EST Hydrant Flushing in City http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152862537/Hydrant-Flushing-in-City WILLIAMSON - Veolia Water will be conducting a scheduled fire hydrant flushing for the City of Williamson Utility Board during the week of April 13 through April 17 between the hours of 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:10:31 EST City Council approves WPD Grant application http://williamsondailynews.com/news/home_top-news/152859954/City-Council-approves-WPD-Grant-application WILLIAMSON - The Williamson Police Department (WPD) submitted their grant application to the Williamson City Council (Council) at their Thursday meeting for a vote of approval and signature. The application is necessary for the grant to be processed... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 16:35:31 EST March Madness named perfectly http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152841135/March-Madness-named-perfectly By Dawn ReedGuest ColumnistI have watched entirely too much basketball lately. My mind is fried! How do people do this? Sports are exhausting ! Whoever penned the phrase “March Madness” named it perfectly! Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:55:32 EST Blankenship says he can’t get fair trial in southern W.Va. http://williamsondailynews.com/news/news/152859362/Blankenship-says-he-cant-get-fair-trial-in-southern-W.Va. JONATHAN MATTISAssociated Press Sat, 11 Apr 2015 14:10:31 EST Biblical Inspirations http://williamsondailynews.com/news/lifestyle-religion-opinion_columns/152852607/Biblical-Inspirations From the founding of our nation's history, religious freedom has been a core value of our constitution and culture. Separating from the Tyranny of England, pilgrims risked their lives searching for a land of hope. A place where they could... Sat, 11 Apr 2015 11:15:31 EST